• Tickmill’s Investing Diva, USDJPY Daily Outlook 31-07-20

    Catch up on all the latest updates on global markets and price movements by following Tickmill’s Investing Diva Daily Market Outlook.

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 49

    Oil Longs Increase Amidst Supportive Backdrop The CFTC institutional positioning report shows that non-commercial traders increased their net long positions in WTI last week by 9,125 positions, taking the total position to 548876 contracts. Oil prices continue to be well bid despite the lack of upside momentum in price action currently. Concerns around the prospect […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 27-07-2020

    Gold The gold market has commenced the week with a strongly bid tone as the safe haven metal extends its impressive rally on the back of further Dollar weakness. Concerns over the outlook for the US economy as a result of the new upward trend in infections rates there has seen the global reserve currency […]

  • The Friday Forex Takeaway – Episode 44

    Key Points from This Week Trump Makes U-Turn on Masks In a clear sign of how bad the renewed outbreak of the virus in the US is becoming, the president this week abandoned his typically nonchalant, dismissive tone and urged us citizens to wear masks. Trump said that doing so was patriotic and necessary given […]

  • Live Market & Trade Analysis Session

    Live Market & Trade Analysis Session In this weeks live market analysis session, I reviewed the flow dynamics driving the US Dollar, I also highlight set ups in AUDJPY, EURJPY EURNZD, GBPNZD, EURNZD & AUDUSD  you can watch the full recording here Be sure to join me every Thursday at 1pm BST for real time […]

  • The Crude Chronicles – Episode 48

    Oil Traders Increase Long Positions The CFTC COT institutional positioning report showed that net oil longs were increased by 4434 contracts last week, taking the total position to 539, 751 contracts. The increase in upside bets reflects the better risk environment over recent weeks with equities markets continuing to rally despite fears over a fresh […]

  • The IndeX Files 21-07-2020

    Risk Sentiment Rallies On Fresh Vaccine Optimism Global equities benchmarks continue to trade to the upside this week as the latest COVID-19 reports continue to migrate away from second wave risks and more towards hopes of a potential vaccine. Following the recent announcement from Pfizer and BioNTech confirming FDA fast track status for two of […]

  • EU Leaders Strike Historic EUR 1.8trln Deal

    Deal Finally Done European assets have traded higher this week in response to news that EU leaders have finally agreed a deal for emergency funding. The deal, which comes on the back of four days and nights of negotiations, will provide a historic 1.8 trillion EUR in aid. As part of the funding agreed, the […]

  • EURUSD: Next Stop at 1.15?

    EURUSD Analysis. This week focus in the US earnings season shifts from banks to the tech sector, but stock markets remains relatively resilient to headwinds of various intensity, whether it be the smoldering US-Sino conflict or far more serious accelerating daily gain in Covid-19 cases. Nonetheless, market sentiment and demand for USD are sensitive to […]

  • Brent Crude: Possible Drop Ahead?

    Today we review the potential future of Oil, British pound, and Silver.

  • The Investment Bank Outlook 20-07-2020

    RBC Capital Markets Week ahead: Q2 earnings announcements continue in the US and will be key for equity market direction this week, more so given the dearth of US economic data. Outside the US, the first July data (flash PMIs) in the Eurozone and UK will be the main focus (Friday) and Canada has May […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 20-07-2020

    Gold Gold prices have started the week in a rather subdued fashion with the safe haven metal remaining within the shallow range of consolidation which has persisted over the course of the last week. The gold market has been well supported over recent weeks amidst an uptick in fears over a potential second wave of […]

  • China Rebounds, ECB Uncertainty Unnerves European Equities

    China 2Q macroeconomic updates beat expectations by significant margin. Alas, growth rested on two “good old” economic drivers – industrial production and exports, while retail sales made a negative contribution: Retail sales were expected to rise 0.5% but failed to do that dropping 1.8% YoY. What is interesting, in the West, conversely, the major momentum […]

  • USD/RUB: Potential Drop Ahead?

    Today we review the potential future of currency pair EUR/USD, Russian ruble, and stock index S&P500.

  • Is the EURUSD Poised to Gain More?

    The dollar finally went into defense on Wednesday, the USD index broke through 96 points, the lowest since the start of June. Breaking down the index into components, it can be seen that the move was driven predominantly by strengthening of euro: In the trade-weighted USD index euro has the biggest weight which also contributed […]